սոր

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian սոր (sor); see below.

Noun[edit]

սոր (sor)

  1. hole, bore, opening, orifice, mouth
  2. cave, cavern
  3. den, lair, burrow, nest of an animal (built in a hole)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From սորալ (soral, to leak, flow).

Noun[edit]

սոր (sor)

  1. the act of leaking, flowing
    սոր տալsor tal ― (of flour) to pour from under the millstone; (of bees) to pour out from the beehive
  2. (archaic) pebbles brought in by floods
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • սոր in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱouH-r-o-. The closest cognates are Ancient Greek κύαρ (kúar, hole) and Latin caverna. Other cognates include Ancient Greek κῶος (kôos, caves, dens), κοῖλος (koîlos, hollow), Latin cava (a hollow), cavo (to dig), cavus (hollow, excavated), Persian سوراخ (sūrāx, hole, orifice), etc.

Noun[edit]

սոր (sor

  1. hole, bore, opening, orifice, mouth
  2. cave, cavern
  3. den, lair, burrow, nest of an animal (built in a hole)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • սոր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • սոր in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • սոր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University